FEASTival

Do you like food? Then you need to find out more about FEASTival.

FEASTival? What is that? I hear you asking. Well the library is celebrating cultural diversity and bringing flavours of the world to you. There are food-inspired events of all sorts including progressive cooking demonstrations and tastings. Don’t miss out on these foodie delights.

FEASTival kicked off on Saturday 3 September at Watsonia with a Growing Heritage Tomatoes from Seed hands-on workshop. If you missed out on it there is one you can take your kids to coming up at Watsonia Tomato Planting Workshop for Kids Thursday 29 September – maybe they can teach you a thing or two afterwards?

 

We also have:

Preserves and Relishes
Rosanna Library
Tuesday 6 September
1.00pm – 2.00pm
Marie from Rie’s Kitchen will use whatever is fresh in the markets on the day to make something simple and delicious for us to taste and learn.

Homemade Pickles and Flavours
Ivanhoe Library
Wednesday 7 September
1.00pm – 2.00pm
Learn how to make traditional curry pastes, marinades, relishes and pickles with Kelly Meredith from Under the Pickle Tree.

Foodie Apps
Mill Park
Friday 9 September
11.00am – 12.00noon
Bring along your tablet or phone and discover great foodie apps. What to cook, how to cook, what to eat, where to eat and more. It’s all here in the apps.

Food Lit, Family Recipes and More
Ivanhoe Library
Wednesday 14 September
2.00pm – 3.00pm
Food Lit, food memoirs, cookbook clubs – what are they? What about your own family recipes and memories – how can they be preserved for future generations? Come and join the discussion.

Wellbeing not Weight
Rosanna Library
Tuesday 27 September
11.00am – 12.00noon
Jacinta Sherlock is a practicing dietitian and nutrition consultant. She will introduce us to the concept of mindful eating.

Tomato Planting Workshop for Kids
Watsonia Library
Thursday 29 September
11.00am – 12.00noon
Come and join this fun family activity and learn how to plant tomatoes and basil seedlings for a summer crop then decorate your own jiffy pots. This will be a hands-on activity so bring your gardening gloves. Bookings essential.

 

Don’t MISS OUT! The main events in FEASTIVAL! There are two two-course progressive lunches happening in the City of Whittlesea.

FEASTival!
In partnership with the Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program
Thomastown Library & Lalor Library
Saturday 10 September
Join in the FEASTival! Your local library is bringing the flavours of the world to you with a two-course progressive lunch. Join in for cooking demonstrations and tastings. Bookings essential.

11.00am Entrée at Thomastown Library
12.45pm Main at Lalor Library

 

Moving Feast
In partnership with the Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program
Whittlesea Library & Mill Park Library
Saturday 17 September
Join in the Moving Feast! Your local library is bringing the flavours of the world to you with a two-course progressive lunch. Join in for cooking demonstrations and tastings. Bookings essential.

11.00am Entrée at Whittlesea Library
1.30pm Main at Mill Park Library